America’s result is having knock-on effects in Downing Street: see yesterday’s green speech and today’s defence news.
Posts Tagged: Royal Navy
His instinct to bring together various reserves to create a ‘Second Line’ was crucial in the First World War; leaders today should take inspiration.
The future was that we would be colour-blind. Instead, wokeism tells us we should see each other as members of different races.
Daniel Hannan: Does the army really still need tanks? Or the navy aircraft carriers? Or the rest of us, the Trident system?
Let’s have a no-holds-barred strategic review which asks how we can best defend our interests given the vertiginous acceleration of military technology.
Tory MPs, Downing Street and the Treasury are poised to clash over plans to cut the army to 60,000. Who will win out?
One MP said this is more than enough for Islamists here, not nearly sufficient for Estonia and “for the Middle East, you’d want something in between”.
Julian Brazier: Without preparing the UK’s territorial waters for No Deal, the EU will think we are blustering
From fishing to illegal immigration, Britain must make preparations to give its claim of “walking away” some weight.
This year’s Security, Defence and Foreign Policy review provides an excellent opportunity to reinforce Britain’s place as a leader in this field.
Andrew Gimson’s Conference sketch: Wallace declares that he is not setting out to be a popular Defence Secretary
The Defence Secretary confirmed that he has scrapped the zero-tolerance approach to drug-taking in the armed forces, and commanding officers now have discretion.
As well as a response to the immediate crisis, we need to start planning ahead properly and routinely.
WATCH: “This is a major failure and the government has to answer this charge very quickly indeed”. Duncan Smith on Iran.
He wants to know why the Government did not take more steps to safeguard British shipping, including an apparent offer of US support.
The defence minister talks to Sophy Ridge about the mounting confrontation with Iran in the Strait of Hormuz.
Britannia ruled the waves because of our sailors and the ships they served in, built in Britain by a skilled workforce. This is how we build the Royal Navy.
Chris Skidmore: Military personnel, veterans and their families deserve better access to Higher Education
We are providing funding to help service leavers to go to university, and scholarships for the children of those killed on duty.
We want to generate income, to help pay for local services – and drive economic growth, to create jobs and homes where people want them.
Is the Treasury up for funding and voters up for supporting the ideas he sketched out ealier this week?